Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium
Sardar Patel Statdium, NSCI Mumbai
|Full name||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium|
|Former names||National Sports Club of India Stadium|
|Location||Lala Lajpatrai Marg, Lotus Colony, Worli, Mumbai – 400018|
|Owner||National Sports Club of India|
|Operator||National Sports Club of India|
|Field size||60m radius|
|Mumbai Masters (2013–present)|
U Mumba (2014–present)
The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium is an indoor sports arena, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The facility seats 5,000 people. The stadium was established in 1957 and the foundation stone was laid by former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Yashwantrao Chavan and the facility is administered by National Sports Club of India. It includes the facilities like Tennis, Badminton, Billiards, Table Tennis, Badminton, Carrom and Wrestling.
In 2002, a team led by renowned architecture firm Shashi Prabhu & Associates and Sterling Engineers as their structural designers, planned an indoor stadium in place of the old open air stadium. The 5000 capacity indoor stadium with 16 ancillary halls was constructed there with a basement measuring almost 12 acres and accommodating 1000 car parking places. Today, the stadium houses a large health club and a gymnasium.
The first ever National Basketball Association (NBA) games in India took place on 4 and 5 October 2019 at the NSCI Dome. The NBA India Games 2019 featured two preseason games between the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers, and marked the first time that teams from a North American sports league played in India.
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